|Show #||Title||Air Date||Description & Related Information|
|2903||Putting The Cerebral Back In Palsy||
Our guests on today’s episode, are comedian Josh Blue and actor RJ Mitte. Both have cerebral palsy. One uses it to make you laugh, the other make you feel, but they both make you think. Josh won the fourth season of Last Comic Standing. His material comes from a reality he’s been living with since birth. RJ got a big break in his acting career when he played in the acclaimed television series Breaking Bad as Walter White, Jr., who has cerebral palsy. It has enabled him to help change how people engage and interact with individuals with disabilities and helped open doors on equal opportunity.
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|2902||Impressions Of A Human Jukebox||
Forbes has listed Ventriloquist Terry Fator as one of the highest paid entertainers. He’s our guest today with his buddy “Winston” the turtle. Terry shares his journey on how he started ventriloquism and how he makes a difference to make life better contributing to charities through the Terry Fator Foundation. He is joined by his wife, Angie, and they share their story of how they met and their diehard love for each other.
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|2901||Spousal Care Giving||
Ruta Lee has been in over 2,000 film and television productions, starring alongside such greats as Frank Sinatra and Audrey Hepburn. She shares her story with us today on her volunteer work with mental health and her new role as caregiver for her husband, Webb Lowe, who had a stroke.
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|LM2713||Addiction: The Aftermath||
Eric Roberts has been in hundreds of movies including blockbusters like The Cable Guy, The Dark Knight and The Expendables. He and his wife share his experience with addiction and the fallout from it. Eric also shares how he repaired much of the damage done to personal relationships in the aftermath of his addiction.
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|2817||In Sickness and in Health||
To have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health. . .that “in sickness and in health” part, most of us don’t really know what that means until it’s tested. To actor, singer and director, Don Most and his beautiful wife, Morgan, that test came in the form of Parkinson’s Disease. They are with us today to share how they faced their battle with Parkinson’s.
Our expert guest, Dr. Mark Lew, the director of Movement Disorders at Keck Medical Center at the University of Southern California, joins us to talk about Parkinson’s Disease. It’s the second-most common, neurodegenerative disorder that we see in the United States second to Alzheimer’s Disease.
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Our guests from Mastering Diabetes, an online group coaching program, are co-founders Dr. Cyrus Khambatta and Robby Barbaro. They teach people all around the world, living with all forms of diabetes on how to reverse insulin resistance by using a low fat, plant-based, whole food diet.
We’ll also be joined by Stephen Wickham, who’ll tell us about a recent study by Yale University on Type 2 diabetes, which has impacted people that he works with in Grundy County. Stephen started a reversing diabetes program in Grundy, Tennessee, which had the highest incidences of diabetes in the state. That program turned around the entire surrounding community, which now has one of the best overall reductions in the prevalence of diabetes in the country that even the CDC has taken notice of these revolutionary results.
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COPD, which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is a lung disease often caused by smoking. More than 11 million people have COPD. It is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Our expert guest, Dr. James Krueger, a pulmonologist in private practice from Long Beach, California helps us understand COPD also known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Actress Loni Anderson, made famous from her role in the hit sitcom, WKRP in Cincinnati, and nominated for two Emmy awards and three Golden Globe awards, has been a spokesperson for COPD since 1999. She is passionate in creating awareness, especially to the young people on the dangers of smoking, since her experience with her parents suffering from COPD. Also sharing his story on COPD is Terry Ridgeway.
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|2814||Make a Film Foundation||
Tamika Lamison is the founder and director of Make a Film Foundation. She’s won several fellowships and awards in writing and directing, including the ABC Walt Disney Fellowship in Screen Writing. She’s produced over 100 short documentaries and four award-winning short narrative films. Make a Film Foundation is a nonprofit organization who teams kids with serious or life-threatening medical conditions with noted actors, writers, and directors, who help them create their own short films. We’ll learn more about these incredible kids, see some of their work, and talk to some of the people who help them fulfill their dreams. We are also joined by noted actor and film maker, Bruce Davison with Clay Beabout, Make a Film Foundation recipient.
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|LM2723||Faith, Family, Fatherhood||
Country music artist Tracy Lawrence has had the kind of music career most people only dream about with more that 13 million albums sold, eight #1 Billboard hits and more than 40 singles on the charts. But life always has its share of ups and downs. Today Tracy and his wife Becca share about career, managing marriage and parenting challenges including homeschooling their kids and how they keep family as a priority.
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|2813||Living With Lyme Disease||
Actor Eric Lutes starred on the popular television show “Caroline in the City” and has a passion for painting fine art. We’re going to talk to him about his Lyme disease diagnosis and what he’s discovered on his road to wellness. Also joining us with her story is Lyme fighter Kortnye Hurst. Her career, as a model, was on the rise when she suddenly was diagnosed with Lyme disease.
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